From Europa: “Plate 11 from the first part of James Prinsep’s ‘Benares Illustrated’. Prinsep (1799-1840), an antiquary and colonial administrator was assay master at the Benares Mint between 1820-30. The lithographs published in this collection were based on his original sketches of the various views of the ‘holy’ city of the Hindus. This architectural drawing showing the elevation of a Hindu temple was made by a native artist, Kasheenath from Calcutta. ” Scan of 2 d images in the public domain believed to be free to use without restriction in the US.